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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Port Harcourt, Nigeria

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Tue, Sep 17 at 6:30 pm - Wed, Sep 18 at 6:22 am

11 hours, 52 minutes

Visible tonight, Sep 17 – Sep 18, 2019

Mercury: Until Tue 7:10 pm

Venus: Until Tue 7:05 pm

Mars: From Wed 6:04 am

Jupiter: Until Tue 11:42 pm

Saturn: Until Wed 1:40 am

Uranus: From Tue 8:55 pm

Neptune: Until Wed 5:59 am

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Tonight's Sky in Port Harcourt, Sep 17 – Sep 18, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Port Harcourt

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 11 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Tue, Sep 17 ↓7:10 pm

Sep 17, 2019
Sep 18, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Port Harcourt

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, Sep 17 ↓7:05 pm

Sep 17, 2019
Sep 18, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Port Harcourt

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Sep 18 ↑6:04 am

Sep 17, 2019
Sep 18, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Port Harcourt

View after sunset.

Jupiter can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.

Tue, Sep 17 ↓11:42 pm

Sep 17, 2019
Sep 18, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Port Harcourt

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Wed, Sep 18 ↓1:40 am

Sep 17, 2019
Sep 18, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Port Harcourt

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Sep 17 ↑8:55 pm

Sep 17, 2019
Sep 18, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Port Harcourt

Up most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Sep 18 ↓5:59 am

Sep 17, 2019
Sep 18, 2019

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Planets Visible in Port Harcourt

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Sep 17, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:06 amTue 7:10 pmTue 1:08 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 7:00 amTue 7:05 pmTue 1:02 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 6:04 amWed 6:11 pmWed 12:08 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterTue 11:54 amTue 11:42 pmTue 5:48 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 1:53 pmWed 1:40 amTue 7:46 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 8:55 pmWed 9:06 amWed 3:00 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 6:00 pmWed 5:59 amTue 11:59 pmSlightly difficult to see